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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Dodge Viper recalls

 

For Models: Dodge Viper

Body, Interior & Misc., February 6, 2013

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The airbag system is controlled by a computer called a control module. A component in the control module may fail causing the front airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated. Inadvertent deployment of any component of the airbag system could increase the risk of personal injury and the possibility of a crash. No remedy for this concern is available at this time but is expected later in 2013. The Chrysler recall number is N13.

For Models: Dodge Viper

Electrical & Lights, December 1, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Contacts for the parking lamps in the multifunction switch may corrode, causing the parking lamps, head lamps, and/or instrument panel lighting to flicker or become inoperative. This could reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will reflash the software in the Body Control Module. The recall began December 1, 2003. The Chrysler recall number is C33.

For Models: Dodge Viper

Engine, September 9, 2003

RepairPal Expert Overview:

On 69 vehicles, the fuel pump wiring can become chafed by an underbody shield. This could cause the fuel pump fuse to open and the engine to stall unexpectedly. This may increase the risk of a crash. The recall began September 9, 2003. The Chrysler recall number is C27.

For Models: Dodge Viper

Suspension & Steering, May 20, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USED EXTENSIVELY IN TRACK TYPE RACING EVENTS AND SUBJECTED TO AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CONDITIONS COULD EXPERIENCE CRACKS AT THE WELDS OF THE REAR DIFFERENTIAL MOUNTING BRACKET.

For Models: Dodge Viper

Suspension & Steering, May 20, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USED EXTENSIVELY IN TRACK TYPE RACING EVENTS AND SUBJECTED TO AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CONDITIONS COULD EXPERIENCECRACKING OF THE STEERING RACK MOUNTING BRACKETS.

For Models: Dodge Viper

Body, Interior & Misc., February 25, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH RACING OPTION (ACR OR GT2). THE 5-POINT RACING SEAT BELT HARNESS, WHICH IS OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON THE VIPER MAY NOT MEET THE VOLUNTARY LOAD SPECIFICATIONS SET FORTH BY THE FIA (FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'AUTOMOBILE).

For Models: Chrysler 300M, Chrysler Cirrus, Chrysler Concorde, Chrysler LHS, Chrysler PT Cruiser, Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Durango, Dodge Intrepid, Dodge Neon, Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Ram 2500, Dodge Stratus, Dodge Viper, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, Plymouth Breeze, Plymouth Neon, Plymouth Prowler

Body, Interior & Misc., November 12, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The information on how to secure a car seat properly using tether anchors using step by step, illustrated procedures is missing. Improper attachment of child seat tether straps to vehicle tether anchors could cause a child safety issue in a collision. Owners were sent an addendum to the owners manual that addresses tether strap installation.

For Models: Dodge Dakota, Dodge Neon, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, Plymouth Neon

Body, Interior & Misc., July 15, 1997

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Chrysler is recalling certain 1997 Dodge Dakota, Neon, and Viper; Jeep Grand Cherokee and Wrangler; and Plymouth Neon models because the air bag may deploy without warning when the ignition switch is turned off. Unexpected air bag deployment can result in occupant injury. Dealers will replace the air bag control module.